Step 3 of the UC Blue Ash Admission Process: Placement Testing

Admission Step One, Apply
Admissions Step Two, Confirm
Admissions Step Three, Placement Testing
Admissions Step Four, Get Ready for Orientation

Placement tests in English and Math are required for students who do not have college-ready ACT/SAT scores or official transcripts with qualifying college credit. The Reading Placement Test is required only for CPAS students who did not submit an ACT or SAT score. Placement tests will assist advisors in placing you in the correct classes. You are strongly encouraged to take all your placement tests at the earliest session available to you.

Step 3 of the UC Blue Ash Admission Process: Placement Testing

After completing STEP 2: Confirming your admission to UC Blue Ash College, you need to take your placement tests.

Placement Test & Orientation Dates

After confirmation, students must take needed placement tests and then schedule orientation. Both are required. 

Start Term

Last On-Campus Placement Test

Last Orientation

Summer 2019   TBD TBD
Fall 2019

Spring 2020



Note: If your placement testing is not completed by the designated deadline for your orientation, your orientation reservation will be cancelled.

Steps for Completing Placement Testing

Use the steps below to successfully complete placement testing!

1. Determine which placement tests you need to take

All students are required to complete placement testing, unless they have qualifying ACT/SAT scores, or appropriate transfer credit. Click below to learn about the different placement testing requirements.

Note: Transfer and Dual-Enrollment credit may also qualify for test exemption. Official transcripts from those schools must be submitted to the University of Cincinnati and processed.

2. Decide if you are completing placement testing online or on campus

UC Blue Ash College offers placement testing both online and on campus. Please note, the Reading placement test must be taken on campus. For information about the different ways to complete placement testing, click below!

3. Register for Placement Testing

If you would like to test at the UCBA campus in a proctored enviroment, you will need to register for an on campus testing session. There are multiple testing sessions offered during the summer. Please note, the Reading placement test must be taken on campus. Click below to register for an on campus placement test.

If you are planning to complete your placement testing online, you do not need to register for an on campus testing session.

4. Review Practice Material

UC Blue Ash College has provided a free series of tutorials to help students prepare for college level coursework. The tutorials review materials for the Math and English placement tests.

5. Complete placement testing and Register for Orientation

For our faculty and staff to best support you, it is imperative that you complete your placement tests prior to attending orientation. Your placement testing deadline is determined by your Orientation date.

You must also register to attend your required UC Blue Ash orientation. You are not automatically registered for an orientation session by completing placement testing.

Contact Information

Admissions Office
Muntz Hall • Room 150
Phone: (513) 745-5783